MBlock: Creating Smart Objects Through Code

Ages: 8-12 years old Length: Two Day Only Come join us on Saturday March 20 th and Saturday March 27th, 2021. Your boy (ages 8 to 12) can participate in our new online workshop “mBlock: Creating Smart Objects through Code” Description: Maybe you own a smart speaker such as Google Home or Alexa at home. How does it work? In this workshop, you will use mBlock, a block-based language (derived from Scratch), with many extensions to create smart objects that will improve your life at home. This field of computer science is called “the Internet of Things” or IoT. You will use cognitive services, climate data, video sensing, text to speech, and translation services to design fun and interactive inventions. Description: Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, participants will:
• Understand the basic structures of Scratch programming
• Use conditions and loops to control the flow and outcomes of the program
• Use cognitive services, climate data, video sensing, text to speech, and translation services to design fun and interactive inventions

Current dates for this workshop

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Edmonton, AB

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Ottawa, ON

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Hamilton, ON

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Brampton, ON

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Montreal, QC

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Windsor, ON

Start date: Sat Mar 20

Calgary, AB

Start date: Sat Mar 20

London, ON

Start date: Sat Jun 13

Calgary, AB